Kitty McNeill

Dean of the Library

Oxford College Library

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Oxford College Library

134 Few Circle

Oxford, Georgia 30054


  • BS, Winthrop College, 1980
  • MLS, Emory University, 1985
  • Ph.D. (ABD), Simmons College, 2014

Professional Profile

Kitty McNeill is the Dean of the Library at Oxford College of Emory University. She served as co-director of the Oxford College Strategic Planning Committee that resulted in a comprehensive ten-year plan for the College, a key component of an overall University strategic plan.

Oxford College completed construction of a new Library and Academic Commons in May 2013. The project was a complete renovation and expansion of the existing library structure. Kitty led the planning for the transformative project. As a part of her PhD program she completed an ethnographic study of a proof-of-concept library space that informed the design of the new library facility.

McNeill received her Bachelor of Science degree from Winthrop College and a Master of Librarianship degree from Emory University. She is in the dissertation phase of her PhD work at Simmons College in Managerial Leadership in the Information Profession. Kitty completed the ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute in August 2000. She is a 2006 Peabody College Library Leadership Fellow and a 2007 Frye Institute Fellow. In September 2013, she received the Oxford College Honorary Alumna Award from the Oxford College Alumni Board.